Charlie Keigher (King Of The Slums) RIP

We are sorry to hear of the death of Charlie Keigher the singer from Manchester band King Of The Slums. The band’s facebook page  printed. ‘It’s with great sadness that we have to announce the passing of Charlie Keigher who died peacefully in his sleep on the 28th November after…

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Heaven 17: Liverpool Academy – live review

Heaven 17 Liverpool Academy 26th November 2021 Heaven 17 took on Liverpool’s O2 Academy on the North West leg of their 41st anniversary tour. Banjo reports. Heaven 17 are one of the few bands from the ’80s who can still command sizeable crowds without just relying on playing the nostalgia festival…

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Tankus The Henge: Scala, London – live review

Tankus The Henge Scala, London 24 November 2021 Tankus The Henge bring their unique, genre-fluid repertoire and carnival-inspired show to London’s Scala. Nils van der Linden joins the circus. To truly get Tankus The Henge, you need to see them live. Sure, three studio albums give an idea of a…

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Various: Lux And Ivy Dig Crime Jazz – album review

Various – Lux And Ivy Dig Crime Jazz Righteous CD/DL Released 26 November 2021 Subtitled Film Noir Groove And Dangerous Liaisons, this edition in the Lux And Ivy series features cool jazz themes from 1950s TV and films that may have played a role in The Cramps’ trash aesthetic. Henry…

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Spain grants visa-free entry to UK musicians

The Spanish government has dealt with visa requirements, allowing UK artists to tour the country without excess paperwork. The decision has been made in regards to musicians going on short-term tours. As the official announcement states, artists and their crews will need no visas for travels and business affairs of…

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Jim Bob: Gorilla, Manchester – live review

Jim Bob Gorilla, Manchester 13th November 2021 Jim Bob has come to town armed with his backing band The Hoodrats, ready to thrill with his sharp wit and a set of songs we know and love, stretching right back to his Carter years. Wham bam thank you mam is the…

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